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By Micky Jones December 02, 2014

A black theologian talks with one of America's leading Old Testament scholars about Ferguson and the place of protest and prophecy in our faith, the place for our rage, the need for honest talk, the role of education in protest, and the transformative potential of radicality.

By Ron Beathard September 09, 2014

In this meditation on a quiet town, the everyday rhythms take many forms. In the ordinary the sacred resides.

By Debra Dean Murphy December 25, 2013

How do Christians find their place within the Christmas story? A religious scholar reflects on the necessary, urgent correspondence between two traditional Christmas narratives.

November 28, 2012

With so many Christmas carols that bridge the chasm of time and space, it's a classic Spiritual that brings a "delightful burst of Christmas cheer." Listen to this rendition from Margaret Becker and Jennifer Knapp.

February 28, 2009

Sometimes it takes the Sounds of Blackness to deliver you from your thoughts.

September 26, 2008

Our managing producer takes a sharp look at our journalistic profession's cultural appropriation of stereotypes in the political season.

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